I was wondering how one becomes a “Trusted Member”.
Here is a link to info about discourse trust levels. You just need to be a “regular” to see that topic.
I initially thought it was a manually set flag, rather than an automated thing.
In that case, I’ll probably avoid getting into discussions in the “regular” forum that aren’t meta-related.
I guess I haven’t been as active on here lately : (
There’s lots of political discussion in the open forums, so I never saw it as part of that, but I suppose it’s possible.
That is an interesting point though, but maybe that would just point towards having a lower threshold for being a “regular” poster?
I mainly meant that I didn’t really want to get to chatty in a subforum knowing that @Angela (my IRL wife) wouldn’t also be able to take part in the discussion.
The threshold is quite low. About a day’s usage should do it. No real opinion about use of Regulars-restricted categories though. Probably makes sense to avoid them most of the time if possible.
Avoiding search sounds like a fig leaf to me. I haven’t seen us discussing anything illegal, so I’m not really comprehending the concern.
When they start coming for people who are simply outspoken, I’m going to be in a world of hurt (along with millions of others).
It’s ok! Your lines-trusted-member-posting can just be like the “secret” porn on your computer.
“Some things are just off limits, Angela!”
You should hear him go on and on about it.
No Rodrigos allowed. Sorry.
regular ole outsider now
at risk of ruining the joke, this is probably a bug. we recently changed the time limit for expiration, so i’ll get you fixed up